Provides support for people of all ages with type 1 or type 3 diabetes who use an insulin pump. An insulin pump is a device a person wears instead of giving daily insulin injections. It is portable and can be programmed. It’s about the size of a pager and delivers fast-acting insulin through a small tube that is put under the skin. The site has to be changed every 2 to 3 days.
The referral process is different for each clinic. Please contact the clinic for information on their referral process.
Albertans with type 1 and type 3c diabetes.
Waiting times vary by clinic.
Service fees vary.
Albertans who meet the eligibility criteria can apply for funding through the Government of Alberta’s Insulin Pump Therapy Program and will need to be assessed at a diabetes insulin pump clinic to determine if they qualify for cove